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Summary

Hertz is one of the largest car rental companies in the world, with three global brands and 11,000 locations in 150 countries. Hertz has a mission to be the lowest cost, highest quality, and most customer-focused rental company in every market. However, high growth through the years, the current state of internal programs, processes, and new complexities from acquisitions have presented challenges. To address these challenges, enable growth and efficiencies, and meet the objectives of their mission, Hertz has initiated a complete digital transformation.

Attendees will learn:

The guiding principles of the program.
An overview of the reference data architecture.
The multi-domain approach.
The criticality of Data Governance in an MDM solution.
Lessons learned to date.

About Ricardo Rangel

Ricardo Rangel, Sr. Director Data Architecture at Hertz Global

Ricardo is the lead Data Architect for Hertz Global. With over 20 years’ experience in the Data Management space, he's currently working on implementing the global data program for Hertz that includes Governance, Master Data, Data Integration and Analytics.

He has a Computer Systems Engineering degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology. His focus has always been on the data space for the travel and hospitality industry having worked for The Enterprise Group, Hilton Worldwide and most recently Hertz Global.

About Solomon Williams

Solomon Williams, Director, EDM Solutions at Datasource Consulting

Solomon has over 20 years of experience in Enterprise Data Management, with an emphasis on Enterprise Data Architecture, Master Data Management, Service-Oriented Architecture, Data Governance, Data Quality, Data Integration and Data Warehousing.

He possesses a strong combination of strategic and technical skills with a proven track record of driving growth, reducing costs, improving operations, and implementing solutions for complex business problems for Fortune 500 organizations. Solomon’s experience spans multiple industries including Financial Services, Insurance, Consumer Goods, Oil & Gas, and Healthcare.

Solomon brings a unique combination of operational and technical expertise to this role by leveraging skills acquired during tenure as Sr. Manager of Enterprise Information at Toyota Financial Services, Master Data Management Specialist at Informatica, and Senior Principal at Hewlett-Packard.

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